W.S. Nelson, Houston, TX Senior Mechanical (Structural/Piping)
Designer, (direct), 2/2014 10/2015
Senior Mechanical (Structural/Piping) Designer, 2/14 10/15/15
Project Piping Lead, project involved preliminary design for oil
& gas dewatering plant for Shell Oil which 3D design was done
in AutoPlant. Supervised piping design team which provided construction
plans and isometrics. Also worked as senior mechanical designer
for multiple projects. One project involved preliminary design for
oil & gas plant for Shell Oil which 3D design was done in AutoPlant.
Second project was also for Shell Oil but was an offshore platform
which 3D design was done in PDMS. I checked construction isos for
the project. Worked with minimal supervision and provided 3D model
review and checking. (AutoCAD, AutoPlant, PDMS, Navisworks)
W.S. Nelson, New Orleans, LA Senior Mechanical (Structural/Piping)
Designer, (contract), 12/12 2/2014
Project involved process and utility piping design for copper and
gold mining facilities in Indonesia.
Reverse modeled other disciplines designs from construction drawings
(civil, structral, electrical). Provided piping plans and construction
Isos for multiple projects. Worked with minimal supervision and
provided 3D model design work and construction drawings. (AutoCad,
GovInd Development, Corpus Christi, TX Senior Structural/Piping
Designer, (contract), 08/12 12/12
Valero Oil & Gas Refinery in Dumas Texas. (Client) - Work included
supporting turn-around work for multiple projects. Provided pipe
design, tie-ins for new process systems and construction drawings.
Worked with minimal supervision. Provided 3D model construction
drawings and field as-builts. (AutoCAD, CADWorx)
Saulsbury Industries, Inc. Houston, TX Mechanical Department
Manager, (direct), 05/12 08/12
Design supervision of both piping and structural personnel on multiple
projects. Departmental support for design, checking, estimating,
construction, and procurement. 3D design models for structural and
piping (CADWorx, AutoCAD) Kinder Morgan, (Client) - Compressor station
upgrades to include tie-ins and new compressor system design. Work
included pipe and structural design, checking, model review, and
Iso control. 3D design models for structural and piping. Anadarko
Petroleum, (Client) - Design of Oil & Gas Refinery to include general
arrangements, P&ID development, and pipe design.
Burrow Global, Inc. Houston, TX Project Senior Piping Lead/Structural
Designer, (direct), 11/11 04/12
Work included design supervision of team members on multiple Oil
& Gas Refinery piping projects.
Project work included 3D design modeling for structural/piping and
discipline checking. Construction drawing included piping plans
and constrcution iso's (CADWorx, AutoCAD). Departmental support
for estimating, construction, procurement, and proposals.
Mustang Engineering, Bakersfield, CA- Senior Piping Designer/
Structural Designer, (direct), 01/11 11/11
Work included design and drafting supervision of project team on
multiple process piping projects
Oxidental Petroleum, (Client) - Work included field as-builts of
existing systems and 3D design modeling of new systems for construction.
Worked for both Civil/Structural and Piping departments as senior
designer. Created construction drawing packages to include foundation
plans & details, structural buildings & supports details, rebar
design & estimating, piping plans & details, and constuction isometrics.
HKA Enterprises, Agusta, GA - Sr Piping Project Lead / Sr Piping
Designer, (contract), 08/10 - 12/10
Clariant Corp., Dalton, GA (Client) - Cyclic Organic Crudes and
Intermediates, and Organic Dyes and Pigments. Work included supervision
of project designers generating field as-builts, creating 3D
Design model. Supervision of 4 field piping designers and 4
CAD draftsman in off-site office location doing 3D modeling from
isometric sketches generated by field crew. Field crew designed
piping systems and sketched design for modelers for structural and
piping. Checked piping isometrics & provided construction support.
Generated bulk bill of material from isometrics for SAP comparison.
(AutoCAD, Bentley AutoPLANT)
SCON Inc., Humble, TX - Senior Piping Designer, (contract),
Work included building as-built CADWorx 3D
Design Model of existing structural & piping designs. Also generated
structural and pipe design for multiple modular skids on project.
CAD systems administrator setup & installation of software, generation
of CAD Piping Specs, automation of 2D piping plans and equipment
layouts from 3D Model, and extraction of Isos using ISOGEN. (CADWorx,
Mustang Engineering, LaPorte/Katy, TX - Senior Piping/Struct.
Designer, (direct), 11/07 8/09
Work included field as-builts of existing systems and design/draft
of new systems. Created 3D design models for structural and piping.
Multiple projects include Tesoro Refining - North Dakota Tesoro-1,
Big West - California, Valero - Pasedena, TX and Celanese. (CADWorx,
AutoCAD, 3D Scanning & Point Cloud Software)
Foster Wheeler, Houston, TX - Senior CAD Applications Engineering
Specialists, (dirtect), 03/07 11/07
Primary responsibility to support all disciplines for assigned projects.
Acted as a primary contact person for CAD project support. Interfaces
with the various design groups for project creation, drawing extraction
from models and model reviews. Troubleshoots and solves day-to-day
problems related to CAD and design applications. Performed audits
of project deliverables for all disciplines. Provided methods and
procedures to meet project deliverable goals which included used
of reference files, writing scripts, and writing lisp routines.
Supported CAD production as needed by each discipline. (PDS, MicroStation,
Shaw, Stone & Webster, Housto, TX - Principal Piping Designer,
(direct), 8/06 - 01/07
Boiler Feed Water unit conversion. Work done using as-builts and
photographs. Generated 3D piping design model and extracted construction
isos for job including Bill of Materials. Also provided pipe support
design and details. (AutoCAD, Rebis Propipe)
S&B Engineering, Houston, TX - Senior Piping Designer, (direct),
02/06 - 08/06
Created design and construction drawings for Gasoline plant for
Enterprise Projects in Gaines, Texas. Work included reading P&ID's
and equipment drawings and designing systems structural layouts,
piping design modeling in 3D. Extracted stress and construction
iso's for final design. All structural, equipment and piping were
done in 3D. (AutoCAD, Bentley AutoPLANT)
LoneStar Marine Shelters, Galveston, TX - Design Drafting Manager,
(contract), 11/05 - 02/06
Provided design drafting supervision for multiple offshore fabrication
projects. Included structural design & detailing for fabrication.
Drawings included general arrangement and fabrication drawings for
living quarters and helideck for offshore platforms. Managed project
drafting production, design review, checking, created drafting standards
and trained personnel. (A14, x15utoCAD)
NRG Manufacturing, Tomball, TX - Design Drafting Manager, Project
Manager, (contract), 08/05 - 11/05
Provided design drafting services for multiple fabrication projects.
Design included structural & piping for process skids for use in
the oilfield. Drawings included general arrangement, design and
detail drawings for fabrication shop. Managed project schedules,
budgets, vendor contact, fabrication shop supervision, and client
presentations. (AutoCAD) Provided Project Management, Design Services
and Fabrication Supervision for project Canrig in Magnolia.
Snapshots of drawings include structural and piping for drilling
Piping - Structural
& Piping Assembly, Structrual
& Piping Details - 1, Structural
& Piping Details - 2, Structural
Details - 3
Structural - Struct.
Skid - 1, Struct.
Skid - 2, Struct.
Skid - 3, Struct.
Piping Penatration Loc. Plan - 4, Struct.
Equip Location Plan - 5, Struct.
Equip. Control Panel - 6
Photos - x1,
x2, x3, x4, x5, x6, x7, x8, x9, x10, x11, x12, x13, x14, x15
Millennium Project Technologies, Inc., Houston, TX - Design/Drafting
Manager, (direct), 11/15/98 to 9/15/99
Celeanese Oil & Gas - Multiple projects in Texas and Louisiana.
On-shore field as-builts of compressor plant in Beaumont, Texas
which included lease plots, detailed piping drawings, construction
isometrics and construction support. Off-shore field as-builts for
multiple offshore platform projects including both structural and
pipe design. Projects included adding additional scrubbers, knock-out
drums, metering stations, and christmas tree modifications. (AutoCAD)
Internet Plus, Houston, TX - (Owner), 03/98 to 11/98
Provided Design Drafting Services for multiple clients - civil,
structural, and piping (AutoCAD).
Bristal Babcock - Provided Engineering
and Design services to interprit construction drawings on multi-national
pipeline across ........
Snapshots are of SCADA interface screens designed for PMEX project.
It included over 100 SCADA screens with intelegent linking to
remotes computer devices in the field. These devices included
Control Valves, Pressure and Temperature Indicators. Computer
operating system that everything was working on was Unix. The
graphic interface was developed by Bristal Babcock.
Kodiak Industries, Inc. - Mechanican
Designer (Structural/Piping) (Client)
Oil/Gas production skids for multiple in-house clients. Provided
design modeling and drafting functions which included detailed
structural and piping drawings, construction isometrics, bill's
of material and construction supervision.
Ultra Car Care - Architecturtal, Commercial business
Provided Design/drafting services for construction of a new auto
repair facility. As-Built existing and modify from new design
basis. Generated a 3D Design Model ( view-1,
) and 2D construction drawings.
Meadowview Residence - Architectural, Created
as-built 3D model of existing facility. Created 3D Design Model
of front porch addition, green house, gazebo over pond ( view-1
) and 2D construction drawings.
Misty Residence - Architetural, Created as-built
3D model of existing residence.( xx-1
Firestone Car Care (Client) - Architectural,
Created a 3D model for architect from construction drawings (Client),
Model used in investor presentation ( xx-1,
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Houston, TX - Lead Piping Designer,
(contract), 03/97 - 03/98
Poly Silicon Plant, Albemarle Corp., Pasadena, Texas. (Client)
Project included field as-builts, generating survey information
using transit, and locating tie-in point for new construction. Responsibilities
include process unit layout and design, generate design drawings
to include unit plot plans, piping plans, piping sections, and construction
ISOs. (AutoCAD, CadPIPE)
Gulf Interstate Engineering, Houston, TX - Senior Piping Designer,
(contract), 06/95 - 02/97
Pipeline transfer tunnel under Houston Ship Channel. Work included
3D piping model from multiple land lease plot drawings, additional
detail from piping construction drawings, and update process flow
drawings. Created composite 3D model from drawings going back to
Kvaerner, Earl & Wright, Inc., Houston, TX - CADD Manager,
(direct), 11/93 - 06/95
Managed design drafting department for multiple sub-sea pipeline
and offshore platform projects. Disciplines included civil, process,
electrical, mechanical, structural, piping, and instrumentation.
Hired staff, scheduled and checked work, document control, and project
meetings with clients. Clients were Agip Petroleum and Amoco Oil
(Civil drawings included subsea plot plans; work included plotting
of field data, topo information, plotting pipeline around subsea
structures, and shipping right of way.)
Foster Wheeler, Inc., Houston, TX - Lead Piping Designer, (contract),
Multiple projects for Lyondell Corporation, Pasadena, Texas. (Client)
Managed piping design and construction drawings for areas within
project. Supervised designers and drafters, interfaced between multiple
disciplines, scheduled and checked design/drafting production. Work
included checking of existing systems and design/draft new systems
for construction. Generated as-built 3D model from construction
isos, plans and sections (AutoCAD, Rebis ProPipe). Provided design
quality control utilizing 3D model reviews.
Riley Stoker Consolidated, Wooster, MASS - Senior CAD Specialists,
(contract), 01/93 - 03/93
Electrical and Mechanical installation details for multiple co-generation
S&B Engineers & Const., Houston, TX - Senior Piping Designer,
(direct), 06/92 - 01/93
Alkalization Plant, Shell Oil Corp., Pasadena, Texas. (Client)
Project included field as-builts, generating survey information
using transit, and locating tie-in point for new construction. Work
included field as-builts of existing systems and design/draft new
systems for construction. Generated plans, sections, construction
isos, created 3D design model and created P&IDs (Autotrol, AutoCAD,
Dreco, Inc., Houston, TX - Senior Structural/Mechanical Designer,
(contract), 11/91 - 06/92
Design and Detail for construction offshore drilling platform. Design
included multiple lifts off barge with weight restrictions, calculation
of weights, center of gravity for lifting, and assembly requirements
for multiple lifts. (AutoCAD)
General Dynamics (Egypt) -CAD Systems Engineer, (contract),
07/91 - 11/91
M1/A1 Tank Plant, General Dynamics, Egypt.
Establish CAD system for client which included installation, maintenance
and networking of 30 computer workstations. Responsibilities included
training, network procedures, managed designers and drafters, interfaced
between multiple disciplines, and scheduled and checked design drafting
Texas Energy, Houston, TX - CADD Manager, (direct), 08/90 -
Corporate Office Expansions, ARCO Corporation, Houston, Texas. Managed
CAD department for mechanical consulting firm. Responsibilities
included training, establish network procedures, managed designers
and drafters, interfaced between multiple disciplines, scheduled
and checked design/drafting production. Project work included as-built
architectural drawings for commercial hi-rise building. Included
floor plans and details, electrical layout and details, plumbing
and heating and air conditioning systems. (AutoCAD, MicroStation)
Technology Development Center, Inc., Ponca City, OK - Engineering
Manager, (Owner), 1988 - 1990
Provided Engineeering & Design Drafting Services for multiple clients
- Mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, and piping (AutoCAD)
Carbon Black Plant Expansion, Witco Corp., Ponca City, Oklahoma
(Client) - Managed design drafting staff for plant expansion. Projects
included 1) field as-builts of existing plant, 2) Construction Contractors
shower facilities & parking lot, 3) design of new 600 ft conveyor
system across plant, 4) reactor upgrades, 5) expansion of railroad
car loading and silo expansion, instrument conversion of plant from
hydraulic and pneumatic to PLC system 7) design and detail multiple
structural maintenance platforms for plant expansion 8) plant equipment
Conoco Corp., Ponca City, OK, (Contract) - Work
in chemical plant included field walk down of existing process systems.
Generated unit P&IDs using Intergraph and MicroStation.
Project Cypress, Tomball, TX - Architectural
Design, 3D Model of Commercial / Residential Development
A commercial development for a client which required the combining
of two Residential and two Commercial lots along Highway 290. Two
commercial lots face highway 290 and two adjoining residential lots
facing a private subdivision. Design Basis Phase I the client
would build and live in 2 story garage apartment while Phase II
residence was being constructed. Family would move into Phase II
(2,900 sq ft) and business would operate from apartment above garage.
Phase III (additional 2,900 sq ft) would begin approximately 1-2
years following completion of Phase II. Moving into Phase III would
allow business to expand into Phase II. Phase IV of development
was the construction of a separate commercial building for the business
fronting highway 290. Phase IV could be used for clients business
or be leased out for additional income.
Snapshots of drawings include structural and piping for drilling
Design & Layout - Cover
Plan , Residence
Floor Plan - Phase I & Phase II, Material
Estimate - Residence, 3D
Plans & Elevations, Residence
Elect. Plan, Residence
Plumbing Plan, Site
Waste Disposal Plan, Garage
Floor Plan, Office
Floor Plan, Tempoary
Residence Floor Plan
CAD/CAM Resources, Houston, TX - Engineering Manager, (Owner),
1982 - 1988
Providing design/drafting services to multiple clients. Below is
a sample of clients and services performed for each project. Chemical
Plant As-Builts, Mobay Chemical Co., Pasadena, Texas (Client).
Update existing plans and sections for units within refinery. Required
walking down of each unit and revising existing drawings. Drafting
production was both manual and CAD (Autotrol).
Frito Lay Corp., Dallas, Texas (Client) - Mechanical
Statistical Weigher Roll-out projects. Work included generating
as-built drawings for plant sites, expanding the process, packaging,
electrical, and warehousing areas to accommodate the Statistical
Weighers at each plant. Responsibilities included preliminary
design, supervising designers and drafters, scheduling, checking,
document control, interfacing between multiple project engineers
and clients. Drawings included plans and sections, electrical,
plumbing, HVAC systems, mechanical conveying systems, and structural
platforms. Managed CAD personal working on various projects. (Autotrol)
Smith Systems, Corpus Christi, Texas (Client)
- Mechanical Piping Designer
Work included skid based pigging stations and metering stations.
Rogers Design & Drafting Service - Owner 1981
CRS Sirrine Corp. - Architectural Draftsman
Baker Marine - Structural Designer Detailer
Edge International - Steel Design Detailer &
Challenger Drilling Company - Structural/Mechanical
McDermott Engineering, Inc. - Civil/Structural Designer
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